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An iPhone and an accident on the way to the Isle of Skye (Rousse)

I blame DP of Strathclyde University for the debacle over my iPhone. Under her watchful eye, I plugged it in to charge for ten minutes in the cafĂ© of the Forth Road Bridge service station. Then we we set off … Continue reading

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Lost in a Birmingham blizzard at Christmas (Rousse)

The server dropped the half-filled ice cream cone when the call came through. It was now snowing very heavily outside, and anyone who wanted to travel any further needed to get back into their vehicles immediately. TPR and I rushed … Continue reading

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Kate Middleton – Belle’s new best friend

I had booked a table at ‘Belle Epoch’, the most famous restaurant in Paris. I was there to meet Kate Middleton for a lunch that had been arranged months before ‘the engagement’. Although this was our first meeting, we decided … Continue reading

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